Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
A lovely first Trade edition/first printing in Fine condition in equally Fine dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Anne Tyler directly on the title page. A signed first edition of this book has been privately published by The Franklin Library.
The tale of an ordinary couple, Maggie and Ira Moran, who have been incompatibly married for 28 years. All the action takes place on one summer day as Maggie and Ira drive from Baltimore to Pennsylvania to a funeral. An accidental detour and a chance encounter help them rediscover the love that binds them together in spite of it all. Basis for the 1994 television movie starring James Garner and Joanne Woodward; , [1-3] 4-327   pages.